There were so many women on his route, he marveled, so many predatory women, eager and available.
During my visits to Provincetown, I marveled as I watched the family cook, sing together, and play on the beach together.
In November 2007, Abigail and I marveled that a Damien Hirst spin painting, dated that same year, was sold at auction.
Afterward on CNN, Lou Dobbs marveled: “He sounded at points like a politician.”
“These tickets are as hard to get as Radiohead,” he marveled.
The Pilgrims breathed a sigh of relief, picked up the arrows—eighteen in all had fallen among them—and marveled at their make.
All these things at which she marveled she could experience and taste with but a word.
Johnny stared once more at the blue-black darkness before him, and marveled afresh.
Ruth marveled at the types Mr. Hooley had found in the village.
How they would have marveled at our audacious use of color, our frank joy in it!
c.1300, "miracle," also "wonderful story or legend," from Old French merveille "a wonder, surprise, miracle," from Vulgar Latin *miribilia (also source of Spanish maravilla, Portuguese maravilha, Italian maraviglia), altered from Latin mirabilia "wonderful things," from neuter plural of mirabilis "wonderful, marvelous, extraordinary; strange, singular," from mirari "to wonder at," from mirus "wonderful" (see smile). A neuter plural treated in Vulgar Latin as a feminine singular. Related: Marvels.
c.1300, "to be filled with wonder," from Old French merveillier "to wonder at, be astonished," from merveille (see marvel (n.)). Related: Marveled; marveling.